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The hidden treasure -- Elling O. Eide Center

A beautiful space devoted to the culture of Asia has been quietly developing on a tucked-away waterfront property in Sarasota, Florida. This is the Elling O. Eide Center, a non-profit research library and preserve named for its benefactor, Elling O.…

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A southern Chinese city through the eyes of a British missionary: Preliminary analysis of the text of a historical travelogue

Walks in the City of Canton is a book written by John Henry Gray of Christ's College, Cambridge who came to China and stayed as a missionary for many years, and it was published in 1875. This project did a preliminary analysis of the text of this…

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Staging Dunhuang Mogao Caves: Treasures from along the Silk Road

Historically a frontier metropolis, Dunhuang was a strategic site along the Silk Road in northwestern China, a crossroads of trade, and a locus for religious, cultural, and intellectual influences since the Han dynasty (206 B.C.E.–220 C.E.). The 492…

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Telling Chinese American Librarians' Stories: Lois Mai Chan

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Lois Mai Chan (Chinese: 麥麟屏, July 30, 1934 – August 20, 2014), beloved professor, researcher, and author in the field of cataloging and classification, retired in 2011 after 45 years of service to the University of Kentucky. In her career, she…

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CALA Newsletter, No. 115, Fall 2016

CALA Newsletter Fall 2016
The CALA Newsletter is the official publication of the Chinese American Librarians Association, and it disseminates information about Chinese American Librarianship and the activities of the association. Some of the highlights in the 2016 Spring…

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2016 CALA/GMA Professional Development

CALA GMA 2016.pdf
On March 19th, GMA members from three states (Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania) and District of Columbia met at the beautiful Fenwick Library of George Mason University and had a great time to network and engage in scholarly exchanges.  Topics…

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Talking back to the public library: measuring and conceptualizing the little free library movement

2016 CALA MW_williams.pdf
In just one decade, North Americans and others have taken their own initiative to create and maintain an estimated 12,000-plus little free libraries right in their front yards. In the U.S., these “take a book, leave a book” boxes harken back 100…

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An overview of “An Analysis Report of 2014 CALA Self-Assessment Survey”

CALA MidWest Annual_revised_2016May17.pdf
On the occasion of CALA’s 40th anniversary in 2014, the 2013 Board of Directors appointed a Self-Assessment Task Force to conduct an assessment survey with special focuses on members’ awareness of CALA’s organizational structure and policies, its…

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Thinking about the future: trends and signals for the library of the future

Thinking about the future of our profession and the communities that we serve can seem like a daunting challenge. But there are steps we can take right now – exploring the trends and signals we encounter in our everyday lives – that can help us begin…

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Customize your search box for your patron

2016 CALA MW_Mingyan Li.pdf
The presentation showcases how to use OPAC search box builder to create and customize your own search box to serve specific group of audience or specific information needs. This approach will improve the accuracy and efficiency of information…

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